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Universitéit vun Alberta ass eng Top 5 Kanadesch Uni an ee vun der Top 100 an der Welt, doheem zu méi wéi 500 CSL Programmer, 200 undergraduate Programmer an 450 aktiv Schüler Gruppen.

hien Universitéit vun Alberta huet d'Visioun hat zanter © rtl.be ee vun der Welt ass grouss Universitéite fir de Public gutt gin. Dëst Uni ass fir d'vun Grënnungsmembere Henry Marshall Tory feieren verspriechen sech, datt "... Wëssen soll net d'Suerg vun Geléiert ginn eleng. D'uplifting vum ganze Leit soll seng Finale genotzt ginn. "

Dës Visioun endures wéi d'Universitéit d'Liewe vun de Leit an Alberta ze verbesseren bestrieft, ganze Kanada, an der ganzer Welt.

Motto

D'Uni Devise, egal wéi d'Wourecht, heescht "kengem Saachen richteg sinn" an ass aus der Epistle vu St geholl. Paul zu der Philippians, Chapter 4, verschaaft 8, an déi laténgesch Vulgata Versioun vun der Bibel.

Missioun

Bannent engem knalleg a ënnerstëtzen Léierëmfeld, der Universitéit vun Alberta entdeckt, disseminates, a gëllt neit Wëssen duerch den Unterrécht an d'Léieren, Fuerschung an kreativ Aktivitéit, Communautéit z'engagéieren, an ënnerschriwwe. D'U vun enger gëtt eng national an international Stëmm fir Innovatioun an eiser Provënz, eng Féierung Roll huelen Kanada um global Offäll an de Placement.

Visioun

Fir de Mënsch Geescht duerch mëttelméisseg Leeschtungen vun Léieren inspiréiere, Entdeckung, an Nationalitéit vun engem kreativen Communautéit, Gebai eent vun de groussen Universitéite fir de Public gutt an d'Welt.

Aboriginal Wat

Der Universitéit vun Alberta zou traditionelle Gebitt op deem mir stinn a merci de verschiddenste Naturvölker deem Spass hunn dëst Gebitt fir Joerhonnerte markéiert, sou wéi: Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Metis, Nakota Sioux.

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Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

  • Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science
  • Devonian Botanic Garden
  • Forest Science and Management, Alberta School of
  • Mënsch Ökologesch
  • Renewable Resources
  • Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology

Alberta School of Business

  • Comptablesmethod, Operations and Information Systems
  • Finance and Statistical Analysis
  • Marketing, Business Economics, an Droit
  • Strategic Management and Organization

Arts

  • Anthropologie
  • Konscht an Design
  • Community Service-Learning
  • Drama
  • East Asian Studies
  • Wirtschafts-
  • English and Film Studies
  • History and Classics
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Linguistik
  • Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
  • Musek
  • Philosophie
  • politesch Wëssenschaften
  • Psychologie
  • Dées
  • Fraen an d'Geschlecht an Ënnersich

Augustana Campus

  • Fine Arts
  • Geeschteswëssenschaft
  • Wëssenschaft
  • Social Sciences

Campus Saint-Jean

Educatioun

  • Educational Policy Studies
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • Library and Information Studies, Schoul vun
  • Secondaire

Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Elektresch a Computer Engineering
  • mechanesch Engineering
  • School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering

Extension

  • Arts
  • Communications
  • Educatioun
  • English Language School
  • Government Studies
  • Management
  • Master of Arts in Communications and Technology
  • Sciences

Graduate Studies and Research

Gesetz

Medikament & Si kréie

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Biochimie
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  • Medical Genetics
  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Medikament
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrie
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
  • befënnt

Native Studies

Altersheem

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Physical Education and Recreation

Rehabilitation Medicine

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Beruffskrankheeten Therapie
  • kierperlech Therapie

Schoul vun Ëffentlech Gesondheet

  • Master of Public Health
  • MSc in Public Health
  • PhD in Public Health

Wëssenschaft

  • biologesch Sciences
  • Chimie
  • Computing Science
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
  • Physik
  • Psychologie

St. Joseph’s College

St. Stephen’s College

 

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The University of Alberta, a single, public provincial university, was chartered in 1906 in Edmonton, Alberta with the University Act in the first session of the new Legislative Assembly, with Premier Alexander C. Rutherford as its sponsor. The university was modelled on the American state university, with an emphasis on extension work and applied research. The governance was modelled on Ontario’s University of Toronto Act of 1906: a bicameral system consisting of a senate (Professere) responsible for academic policy, and a board of governors (citizens) controlling financial policy and having formal authority in all other matters. The president, appointed by the board, was to provide a link between the two bodies and perform institutional leadership.

Heated wrangling took place between the cities of Calgary and Edmonton over the location of the provincial capital and of the university. It was stated that the capital would be north of the North Saskatchewan River and that the university would be in a city south of it. The city of Edmonton became the capital and the then-separate city of Strathcona on the south bank of the river, where Premier Alexander Rutherford lived, was granted the university. When the two cities were amalgamated in 1912, Edmonton became both the political and academic capital.

With Henry Marshall Tory as its first president, the University of Alberta started operation in 1908. Forty-five students attended classes in English, mathematics and modern languages, on the top floor of the Queen Alexandra Elementary School in Strathcona, while the first campus building, Athabasca Hall, was under construction. In a letter to Alexander Cameron Rutherford in early 1906, while he was in the process of setting up McGill University College in Vancouver, Tory wrote, If you take any steps in the direction of a working University and wish to avoid the mistakes of the past, mistakes which have fearfully handicapped other institutions, you should start on a teaching basis.

Under Tory’s guidance, the early years were marked by recruitment of professors and construction of the first campus buildings. Percy Erskine Nobbs & Frank Darling designed the master plan for the University of Alberta in 1909–10. Nobbs designed the Arts Building (1914–15), laboratories and Power House (1914). With Cecil S. Burgess, Nobbs designed the Provincial College of Medicine (1920–21). Architect Herbert Alton Magoon designed several buildings on campus, including St. Stephen’s Methodist College (1910) and the residence for professor Rupert C. Lodge (1913).

The University of Alberta awarded its first degrees in 1912, the same year it established the Department of Extension. The Faculty of Medicine was established the following year, and the Faculty of Agriculture began in 1915. But along with these early milestones came the First World War and the global influenza pandemic of 1918, whose toll on the university resulted in a two-month suspension of classes in the fall of 1918. Despite these setbacks, the university continued to grow. vun 1920, it had six faculties (Arts and Sciences, applizéiert Science, Landwirtschaft, Medikament, Si kréie, an Droit) and two schools (Pharmacy and Accountancy). It awarded a range of degrees: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bakkalaureus vun de Wësseschaften (BSc), Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BSA), Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Bachelor of Pharmacy (PhmB), Bachelor of Divinity (BD), Master of Arts (MA), Master vun Science (MSc), and Doctor of Laws (LLD). Do wou 851 male students and 251 weiblech Schüler, an 171 Professere, dorënner 14 Fraen.

The Breton Soil Plots were established at the faculty of agriculture from 1929 – present to provide agricultural research on fertilization, usage, crop rotations and farming practices on Gray-Luvisolic soils (Gray-Wooded), which cover many regions in western Canada.

The War Memorial Committee commissioned a War Memorial Pipe Organ to be erected by the Casavant Frères in U of A Convocation Hall in 1925 in memory of 80 University of Alberta comrades who gave up their lives during the Great War.

In the early part of the 20th century, professional education expanded beyond the traditional fields of theology, Gesetz a Medezin. Graduate training based on the German-inspired American model of specialized course work and the completion of a research thesis was introduced. an 1929, the university established a College of Education. This period of growth was to be short-lived, obwuel, as the Great Depression and the Second World War curtailed enrolment and expansion until 1945. The university also gained new public powers. an 1928, the university’s senate was granted the power to oversee and appoint half of the Alberta Eugenics Board, charged with recommending individuals for sterilization.

Spurred by postwar growth in the student population and the discovery of oil in Leduc in 1947, the University of Alberta underwent expansion through the 1950s that continued through the 1960s as the baby-boom generation swelled the enrolment ranks. These two decades also saw expansion of campus buildings, including new buildings for the faculties of physical education and education, and the Cameron Library. The University of Alberta Press, concentrating on western Canadian history, general science and ecology, gegrënnt an 1969.

The policy of university education initiated in the 1960s responded to population pressure and the belief that higher education was a key to social justice and economic productivity for individuals and for society. In addition, the single-university policy in the West was changed as existing colleges of the provincial universities gained autonomy as universities. op September 19, 1960, the university opened a new 130-hectare campus in Calgary. vun 1966, the University of Calgary had been established as an autonomous institution.

From the mid-1970s to the late 1980s, the university enjoyed sustained growth. an 1970, the Collège Saint-Jean began offering French-language instruction in arts, Wëssenschaft an Educatioun. an 1984, the School of Native Studies was established. Buildings that had been started in the 1960s, such as Biological Sciences and the Central Academic Building, were completed in the early 1970s. Extensive renovations restored the venerable Arts Building, as well as the Athabasca and Pembina halls. New buildings completed in the early 1980s included the Business Building and the first phase of the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre. Another new building, the distinctive Universiade Pavilion (nicknamed theButterdome”), was completed as part of the university’s preparations to host the World University Games in 1983, the first time the event was held in North America.

The 1990s were a time of financial constraint as the Alberta government made budgetary cutbacks. but they were also a time in which the university benefited from philanthropic support. The $11-million Timms Centre for the Arts, which began construction in 1993, was made possible by a large donation from its namesake, Albert Timms. an 1998, Gladys Young’s $3.5-million donation to the university undergraduate scholarship fund in memory of Roland Young, who graduated from the U of A in 1928, was the largest private donation for undergraduate scholarships in the university’s history.

The early 2000s brought substantial funding increases. High energy prices drove Alberta’s energy boom resulting in multibillion-dollar government surpluses and the subsequent creation of a $4.5 billion provincial post-secondary educational endowment. an 2005, the university hired Indira Samarasekera as its 12th president, embarking on an ambitious plan to establish itself as one of the world’s top public research universities. These plans were hampered by the 2008 economic downturn, and by late March 2008, the university’s endowment had shrunk by more than $100 Milliounen, schéin 14 per cent of its value. The university predicted a $59-million budget shortfall in 2009 before provincial cuts brought that figure to $79 Milliounen. To close the budgetary gap, the university increased non-instructional fees by $290 per year laid off teaching and support staff, and even eliminated phones in some departments (such as English and Film Studies).

d' 2013 Alberta Budget cut provincial post-secondary grants by $147 Milliounen, including a 7.2 per cent cut to the university’s base operating grant. The university is covering its resulting shortfall by reducing total spending in 2013 vun $28 Milliounen, then cutting an additional $56 million to balance its budget by the spring of 2015.

op Abrëll 26, a study group of students and teachers from the University of Alberta came to visit BNU-HKBU United International College and took part in a short-term study programme that lasted a fortnight.

d' 2015 Alberta Budget released in October 2015 restored a 1.4 per cent cut to the U of A’s operational funding, and provided for an additional two per cent increase in the 2015-16 fiscal year. The budget also included a two-year tuition freeze. October also saw the launch of an institutional strategic planning process intended to prompt discussion and gather feedback on the university’s strategic priorities, with the goal of assuming a national leadership role in post-secondary education.


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